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Our Election Hangover Blues

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Election day was tough on Democrats.  What made it especially tough was the lack of turnout.  If Democrats go to the polls, even in this Red County, we can be competitive and do well.  While all the ballots are not yet counted, turnout was down.  Way down. For those Republicans who won, hardly a mandate…

Kang’s Full Letter to the OC Register

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The Register, as is their right, edited a letter to the editor penned by Irvine’s Sukhee Kang.  We have no such restrictions and the letter wasn’t posted to the Register’s web page.  So here it is in full: I had the honor of serving my City of Irvine as a member of the City Council…

Kang to Sue CHA Over Bogus Mailer Supporting Irvine Republicans

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The developers funding the Irvine Republican ticket have finally jumped the shark with a mailer than came out Saturday featuring former Irvine Democratic Mayor Sukhee Kang’s photo with text suggesting his support for the Republican ticket. Kang, the city’s first Korean-American mayor who led the city through the toughest part of the Bush recession, was…

Irvine Republicans Lying about Sharon Wallin Endorsement

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Social media has been a trip in Irvine this year with charges of lying from both sides about each others records reaching laughable levels.  But Irvine Democrats who received the recent flyer pictured above suggesting IUSD president Sharon Wallin is endorsing the Irvine Republican ticket of Choi, Lalloway and Schott shouldn’t be confused — it’s…